Seven swans a swimming, is a line from the Christmas song “The Twelve Days Of Christmas” , and its now just 7 weeks to Christmas in North Yorkshire. Whilst the milder weather we have been experiencing, may mean it does not feel like we are in the mist of winter, we are and Christmas and the end of the year is approaching fast. Its time to start the thinking about Christmas shopping and plans to meet with friends and family during the festive period.
York and the surrounding north Yorkshire countryside is a great choice for your Christmas preparations. These areas are also a great location for a couple of nights away either during the festive period, or after Christmas to recover and recuperate! The city of York boasts a Christmas festival, which includes the St Nicholas fair whch takes place from the 15 November until the 23rd December. North Yorkshire is home to one of the country’s most impressive and recognisable stately homes, Castle Howard. Castle Howard is also entering into the festive spirit and is part of a traditional Christmas in North Yorkshire and is hosting its “Twelve days of Christmas spectacle” from Saturday 17th November – Monday 31st December (closing just Christmas eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.) Over this period there will be a number of festive events taking place, as well as the chance to see this spectacular house in all its festive splendour. Whilst visiting Castle Howard, you can also indulge in some Christmas shopping with gifts available in Christmas market, Gift shops, garden centre and farm shop.
Seven weeks to Christmas in North Yorkshire
The Burn Hall Hotel York is a great choice for Christmas in North Yorkshire and the festive period. The hotel is located just 20 minutes drive from the centre of York. Castle Howard is also just a 30 minute drive from this North Yorkshire hotel , there are also a number of other National Trust properties conveniently located for the hotel. There are also a great number of options for your Christmas Shopping with the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet York, Vanguarde shopping park and Clifton Moor all between 15 to 30 minutes drive of the hotel .
The Burn Hall Hotel York offers a number of great value breaks including the superb value Yorkshire Deal which is just two nights bed and breakfast for £99 including an evening meal. This deal is great for a Christmas shopping or post Christmas recovery break . The Yorkshire Deal also makes a great gift for a loved one and gift vouchers are available. We also offer a delicious afternoon tea menu including a festive menu for November and December. Gift vouchers are available for afternoon tea also.